Become an NNA Direct Support Worker

Edmen Community Staffing Solutions

Provide support and mentor people living with a Disability. Work available in Cairns and surrounding suburbs.

  • Range of shifts available in Cairns and surrounds
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Community Care Workers - Cairns and surrounds

Edmen Community Staffing Solutions is currently recruiting on behalf of our community service partner, NNA Direct Support Service.
  
NNA Direct Support Service provides an easy way for people with a disability to access tailored support services in the comfort of their own home. As an NDIS registered provider, they offer quality services to NDIS participants and caregivers across New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia.

We have recently discovered that there is demand in the Cairns area and there are people with a disability looking for support, which is why we are looking for staff to onboard and market to the community.

  
Those who are successful through our recruitment process would have their experience, location and availability shared with Support Coordinators, people with a disability and their families in the area to match future clients and staff appropriately.

We are looking for people who have a passion for helping others. We have multiple opportunities for Community Care Workers within the Cairns area and surrounds, and are looking for motivated and compassionate staff to join our team.
  
We have a variety of participants requiring assistance and your role will focus on supporting people to be the best they can be. 
 
Duties and responsibilities can include;
  • Transport and community access assistance to the supermarket, work or appointments
  • Domestic duties such as cleaning and laundry
  • Grocery shopping, meal planning and safe food preparation
  • Capacity building, empowering customers to develop life skills in cooking, shopping, budgeting, finding and keeping a job
  • Supporting customers with community engagement and activities for improved social skills, interactions and relationships
  • Assistance with personal care, grooming and hygiene; and general self-care
  • Manual Handing experience is required
Successful applicants will have (or be willing to obtain):
  1. Completed or working towards minimum Cert III industry related qualification
  2. Own insured vehicle
  3. Willingness to transport participants in own vehicle (Km’s will be reimbursed)
  4. Willingness to travel to support customers living up to 1 hr away
  5. Current Driver's license
  6. A current First Aid certificate
  7. Current National Police Check
  8. Current Working with Children's Check
  9. Current DCSI Disability Check
  10. A smart phone with internet access
  11. Recent and contactable references
  12. Availability for a range of shift times - mornings, afternoons/evenings, weekends

What makes you a great Community Care Worker?
  • You’re flexible and reliable, you show initiative and take pride in your work
  • You’re supportive, understanding and have a caring nature
  • You’re committed to the rights of people with a disability
  • You have good communication skills
  • You’re able to perform domestic duties efficiently  
If this sounds like something you can see yourself doing, apply now!

Please be advised that these are casual positions and the minimum shift is two hours, however multiple shifts per day and ongoing shift opportunities may be available.  
Please note that all applications are treated equally and shortlisted based on merit.

How to apply

Simply click the Apply Now button
For any further inquiries please visit our website: www.edmen.com.au